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and are interested in farm and families and keeping them together. if you're interested in the environment and interested in labelling food, then your values are, you know, if you lie somewhere in there you want a place to go where you can check to see if your elected representatives are voting your values. >> and the other thing you brought up, i read it in your report, do you think that the government should subsidize, how big a difference do you think it would make in terms of what people pay? that is the question they have. >> right, it would definitely drive the prices down. if you want to feed your family organic, it is very expensive. definitely out of the reach of low income people. but yet, a lot of us feel that nutritional foods should be easy and affordable to obtain. so if you're taking 20 billion a year and using it to subsidize corn, wheat and soy, that could cheap those things feet. if you take the subsidize, and more people could afford them. it just makes good food policy, i don't think people connect what they're eating, prices at the supermarket or at a farmer's market,
and keeping them together, if you're interested in the environment, if you're interested in labeling food, then your values are -- if you lie somewhere in there, you want to place -- a place to go to check to see if your elected representatives are voting your values. >> another thing you bring up, and i read through the report, you think the government should subsidize or more subsidize growers of fruits and vegetables. there's not more subsidy, people don't realize that. how big a difference do you think that would make in terms of what people pay? i think that's the question they have. >> right. it would drive prices down. for instance, you know, if you want to feed your family organics, it's very expensive. it's definitely out of the reach of low-income people. but yet, you know, a lot of us feel that nutritious foods should be affordable and easy to obtain. and so if you're taking $20 billion a year and you're using that to subsidize corn, wheat, and soy, most things that go into highly processed foods and artificially keeps things cheap. now, if you take some of those subsidies and
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